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. >> gregg: molly henneberg is live in washington. molly, president says the u.s. has had its eye on al-qaeda in yiyz for a while. >> molly: yes, in the broader arabian peninsula, president said they have gone on the attack previously. take a listen. >> in recent years they bombed yemeni places. i have ordered to strengthen our with the yemeni government and working them to strike al-qaeda terrorists. >> molly: yemen in response as you were saying, has sent hundreds of troops to two mountainous eastern provinces where the government has little control to try to root out the terrorists there. >> gregg: the president has used the phrase war on terror only once before since taking office. does he use it to industry describe it for the failed bombing plot? >> not war on terror. obama administration doesn't like that phrase used frequently during the bush administration. he describes the plot, as an attempted act of terrorism. he has made it clear that the u.s. is at war against, quote a far-reaching of violence and hatred and the u.s. will do whatever it takes to defeat them. he has used th
the senate foreign relations committee. he went to the u.s. embassy in nigeria in november to alert authorities about his son's extremist views. no word yet if he'll accept the invitation to come to capitol hill or not. as you heard from brian, mark mcgwire admitting that he used steroids on and off for nearly a decade including in 1998 when he broke baseball's single home run record. the former cardinals and a's slugger repeatedly expressed regret for his decision, it was caused by his desire to overcome injury. >> the only reason that i took steroids was for my health purposes. i did not take steroids to get any gain for any strength purposes. >> but did you get that gain incidental? >> i learned how to be a better hitter. there's not a pill or an injection that is going to give me the hand-eye or give any athlete the hand-eye coordination to hit a baseball. >> we've already been through this. >> mcgwire has fallen well short of being voted into the hall of fame in his first two years of eligibility. is his apology enough? we'll ask "sports illustrated" writer. he'll become th
you that a little later on. the whole spectrum of the u.s. senate will change because republican scott brown meets with his new colleagues on the hill. joining us from washington right now is caroline schively has she often does every morning. we match today. >> we do. good planning, gretchen. quick in and out for senator-elect brown in washington today. he has to get back to boston to watch his daughter's basketball game tonight. first major impact of his election is being felt in washington. president obama told abc last night he might be willing to scale back his health care proposal to get some republican support. brown's campaign has sent a formal request to massachusetts secretary of state to certify his election before absentee ballots are counted so he can be seated as quickly as possible. >> i can't tell you how proud i am to be here standing before you all and being -- having an opportunity to maybe send the country in a different and better direction. that's my goal. >> brown arrives to the capital mid morning to visit with a few senators. first with john mccain and then
the country. they boarded on board a c-17 u.s. air force cargo plane, headed on out of here at 11:17 last night with 54 haitian orphans on their way to florida. the very first plane load of orphans that have left here since this began. guys? >> all right. orlando salinas posted at the airport where it is loud and orly is starting to lose his voice again. great report. good news that ed rendell was able to get those kids out. >> that's fantastic. three minutes after the top of the hour. take a look at the polls this morning as the whole nation focuses on massachusetts. a true blue state usually democrats get whatever they want. it's usually decided when they pick a candidate. well, it's not happening as we've been chronicling for about the last three weeks. martha coakley, the favorite. you have scott brown, the upstart and right now, let's take a look at the three major polls at this hour and scott brown is poised to possibly pull off a massive upset. he's up 52%, 43% according to politico. that's yesterday. meanwhile, the other poll we want to share with you is also a similar result. th
. and the c-17 cargo planes from the u.s. air force from mcguire air force base, from travis air force base were here regularly yesterday. they were only on the ground about an hour a time, an extraordinary operation to watch them land, get unloaded. turn back around and go back to get more supplies. but you get the sense, steve, that this is very much a make or break day for haiti. a lot of the supplies have been coming in here to the port-au-prince airport but i spend many, many hours out on the streets of port-au-prince yesterday and i can tell you this -- i did not see a single instance in which that aid was being handed out to the desperate people who need it most. and there was a calmness among the desperation yesterday. we did see those instances of looting but they were few and far between in reality. generally, they were facing this with a relatively calm determination. you get the sense if they do not get the food they need, they do not get the water they need, they do not get the medical supplies that they desperately need within the next 24 hours, then the scene here could chang
is at the airport where it's still shaking in port-au-prince. orlie what can you tell us? >> want to tell you something, just after about 11:07 this pontiac, eastern time, there was another after shock in here in port-au-prince and other small suburbs. one of our camera crews was out there in the middle of that after shock and said it was pretty alarming. a structure, a hotel near there, where they were at shook, rumbled, but it stayed in place and there wasn't any knowledge. a lot of folks who have had out of the buildings they were in, they were scared and got calmed down and wanted to bring you up-to-date. joining us right now is captain justin doyle. the contingent sy response. in an hour or so, something goodwill happen. >> we had a d-17 aircraft come in and dropped off a bunch of new york rescue team, awesome in itself. the opportunity it gives us we now have the opportunity to evacuate some people out of here. so we're going to floor load that p-17. what that does is about doubles our capacity so we can put approximately 200 people on that c-17 and get those american citizens back to t
under the rubble. this as u.s. troops and other relief groups continue to hand out food and supplies to the desperate survivors but the u.n. world food program says aid isn't getting out as fast as it is needed. the white house is trying to confirm the authenticity of a new osama bin laden audio tape. on this tape, bin laden directly addresses president obama and takes credit for the failed christmas day bombing attempt of northwest flight 253. but u.s. officials say there was no indication that bin laden had anything to do with that plot. white house press secretary robert gibbs talked about it on "fox news sunday." >> i think everybody in this world understands that this is somebody that has to pop up in our lives over an audio tape because he's nothing but a cowardly murderous thug and terrorist that will some day hopefully soon be brought to justice. >> bin laden also warns of new attacks on that same tape. president obama is giving his state of the union address this week, wednesday night. but first he's meeting with the middle class task force tomorrow about that speech. t
of a passenger jet. how the u.s. got its intelligence are both coming out the microscope. caroline shively with more. >> reporter: some republicans now say that the federal government is missing a real opportunity to get intelligence from umar farouk abdulmutallab on what other terror plots could be out there. u.s. officials say the f.b.i. had the accused underwear bomber for 30 hours and he was very talkative. that was before he got his lawyer. they sent a letter urging him to try abdulmutallab in front of a military tribunal instead of civilian courts. intel officials say they gotten what they need. >> they obtained actionable intelligence and they made a decision after that, local prosecutors that the individual should be tried in civil courts. >> when you invite him, you read his miranda rights and he stops talking. you can pursue a court action if you want to but the key thing is intelligence. >> reporter: another big focus, yemen. officials say abdulmutallab got his terror training. u.s. and britain said they are sending money to the police force that is training there. the nation is
: -- jane: caroline shively is in the capitol building and will alert us on senator brown's progress, we'll show you the live pictures as we get them. caroline, thanks. jon: some progress is made in haiti, getting aid to the victims. workers are handing out food and water, when night falls in port-au-prince, it can ab very dangerous place, the video is dark but it shows the crude weapons the haitian police confiscated and they say there are plenty of guns and knives on the streets of the capitol city. orlando salinas joins us live from the airport there. orly? >> reporter: jon, police also told us that they confiscated a machete and makeshift gun, and just one of a whole lot of arms that are out there, and they say that two guys that they brought in, they're lucky they brought them in because the crowd wanted to beat the fire out of them. we are at the national airport, port-au-prince, this incredible aviation ballet goes on, supplies, relief, food, water, diapers, all of it continues to come into here, at the airport, the u.s. military continues to do a pretty good job of coordinating i
, making the majority in the u.s. senate a little more ten tenuous. two democrats, connecticut senator chris dodd and byron dorgan expected to retire, dodd expected to hold a news conference about an hour from now conforming reports he won't run for reelection in november. shannon bream is keeping an eye on this live from washington. this has to be giving the gop and its supporters a boost going into the 2010 mid-term elections, shannon. >> you are certainly right, jon, it gives them a shot in the arm but top republicans say they were not surprised to see key democrats stepping aside, saying they know the public backlash about what they've been doing in washington and across the country is coming, here's what michael steele told us this morning. town halls are coming back to bite, and that bite is going to get a lot stronger as we go through the course. >> and he went on to say, hey, when you stand in front of your constituents, they are upset and you're ignoring them or talking on a cell phone or asking them for their i.d. before you answer questions, you're going to get yourself in t
'll be here live on the couch. also this hour, our slogan. comes to us from scott in oklahoma, his address not available. it's time to get out of bed and get the dogs fed. turn on "fox & friends" to get food for my head. >> global warming is really kicking in. >> no kidding, when you breathe in, you might get a little frozen action in your nose. so glad you would join us for this very warm newswise monday morning and we'll start with the headlines this morning because today, a fox news alert. three u.s. service members, unfortunately, have been killed in afghanistan this morning. nato says they were fighting enemy forces in the southern part of the country. this after nato also says another u.s. service member was killed there by a bomb explosion yesterday. no further details have been made available. so far, 10 u.s. service members killed in afghanistan this year. today, a judge is set to hear from the lawyers for a terrorism suspect being held at gitmo. they will decide if his rights were violated while there for five years. he's accused of the deadly bombings at two u.s. embassies in a
had a high-level meeting yesterday afternoon, that they were downtrod, i think that was the word used in one of the articles i read, but would you characterize it that way among the democrats you've spoken to, how was their mood? >> reporter: the mood among democrats that i spoke to yesterday from the liberal end of the spectrum to the moderate end was sort of one of i guess they're not really sure what to think. clearly, they're not happy with what happened. you don't like to lose a big election, especially not some election you should definitely win, no matter what. but i think that they were trying to take a step back and not make any major conclusion before they had a chance to let the dust settle and see what's really happening. at least that's what they were telling me. let's not make any rash decisions. bill: david, quickly, scott brown meets with senator mccain in about an hour. how is his day laid out today, his schedule is what? >> reporter: senator mccain, senator kerry, his seatmate from massachusetts, senator mcconnell, republican leader and paul kirk and taking a look at
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